Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear suspension arm on BMW X3 E83 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Pin punch
Hammer
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. Use the following procedure:
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